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1. Learn to be an Illustrator
Learn to be an Illustrator
This lens exists to help those who would like embark on a serious study of drawing and painting in styles both representational and exaggerated. The books, links, and videos recommended in this lens will develop an artist's ability to use line, value, and color in artistic compositions.
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:53:20
2. Art Instruction: Assignment 5
Art Instruction: Assignment 5
The use of view finders is the key difference between the latest version of "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" and previous versions by Betty Edwards. She goes on at length of how various artists have used different versions of of view finders to train themselves to draw what they see. In t...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:27
3. Learn to be a Comic Book Illustrator
Learn to be a Comic Book Illustrator
This lens exists to help those who would like to learn to create comics. The books, links and videos recommended in this lens will develop an artist's ability to tell stories in comic book form. I'm a working illustrator myself but have always wanted to do comics. In this page, I've collected th...
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:44:26
4. Alex Ross
Alex Ross
This lens isn't just for fans of Alex Ross, but for artists who wish to learn from him. Alex Ross is an amazing artist. He is also kind enough to share his process through his books, magazine articles and vidoes.  While I admire him for his ability, I revere him for his generosity.  
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:50:31
5. Marine Corps Philosophy
Marine Corps Philosophy
The Marine Corps Philosophy has evolved over its 233 year history into a three pronged approach to individual and team development: 1.) The Character Discipline 2.) The Physical Discipline 3.)The Mental Discipline This three-pronged approach is worth consideration by all members of the military ...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:52:33
6. History of the U.S. (1774-1783): The War for Independence
History of the U.S. (1774-1783): The War for Independence
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:52:33
7. Art Instruction: Assignment 6
Art Instruction: Assignment 6
This is more or less a tracing exercise; however, you will use the view finder created in assignment 5 to trace your hand. Here are a few things to keep in mind. 1. Only use one eye. Using two eyes will confuse you as slightly different images get processed through each eye. 2. Keep your head, ...
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:53:20
8. History of the United States 1660s -1763
History of the United States 1660s -1763
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:53:20
9. Art Instruction: Assignment 1
Art Instruction: Assignment 1
Read chapters 1 through 5 of "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain," and post the results from the exercises in chapter 4. This exercise is the first in a series that will help you to make good observations when drawing. This is not the only skill to develop, but it is a critical one, so jump a...
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:54:21
10. Art Instruction: Assignment 2
Art Instruction: Assignment 2
Read Chapter 6 of "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain." Blind contour drawings of: hand, leaf or flower, and a rock. Modified contour drawings of: hand, crumpled up piece of paper. 5 blind contour drawings of your choosing. 5 modified contour drawings of your choosing.
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:40:35
11. Art Instruction: Assignment 3
Art Instruction: Assignment 3
We're interjecting this lesson into the exercises listed in "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain." The reason we're doing this is that after doing the first two lessons, it has become apparent that the transition from copying line work to drawing from life can be difficult. Drawing from a few ...
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:43:21
12. Art Instruction: Assignment 7
Art Instruction: Assignment 7
For this exercise you will use the viewfinder to trace your hand. You will then use the tracing as reference for the basic proportions of your drawing as you redraw your hand (still using your own hand for reference for details) onto another sheet of paper. Detailed instructions of the exercise ...
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:40:35
13. History of the U.S. (1861 - 1865): The Civil War
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:16:22
14. History of the U.S. (1815-1850): The Market Revolution and Social Reform
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:13:27
15. History of the U.S. (1800 - 1860): Slavery and the Old South
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:12:47
16. History of the U.S. (1824-1845): Jacksonian Era
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:11:07
17. History of the U.S. (1800 - 1824): The Triumph and Collapse of Jeffersonian Republicanism
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:09:12
18. History of the U.S. (1789 - 1800): A New Republic and the Rise of Parties
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:09:06
19. History of the United States 1600 -1685
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed.
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:07:20
20. History of the United States Before 1600
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from before the 1600's. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed.
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:03:54
21. History of the U.S. (1763 - 1744): Imperial Breakdown
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Mon, 13 Feb 2012 14:43:44
22. Art Instruction: Assignment 8
In previous lessons we have been following along with the exercises in Betty Edwards's, "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain." In this lesson we will take a break from that mode of thinking and strengthen the other half of the brain. Successful drawing, in my view, is the synthesis between pe...
arts-and-design - Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:14:49
23. Schoolless
Eventually, we all find ourselves schoolless. Some become schoolless when they drop out of high school, and some only after they graduate from college. Be it sooner or later, when traditional educational doors close to us, how do we go about the task of lifelong learning? We can unlock the answe...
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 08 Feb 2011 22:22:16
24. Passing the College Algebra CLEP Exam
I am studying for the College Algebra CLEP exam. Since I failed Algebra 2 in high school, I have a lot to learn. As I do so, I will aggregate the methods and resources that I find helpful.
How-To & Education - Thu, 28 Oct 2010 23:38:30
25. History of the U.S. (1846 - 1861): The Politics of Sectionalism
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Thu, 07 Oct 2010 20:47:13
26. Passing the History of the United States I CLEP Exam
This learning lens exists to provide guidance for those who would like to study U.S. History outside of a college environment, yet gain college credit for their efforts. The History of the United States I exam covers early colonization of America up to 1877. Most colleges will grant 3 credit hour...
How-To & Education - Wed, 29 Sep 2010 18:57:33
27. How to Mentor through Lenses
To mentor on Squidoo, make a learning lens. A learning lens refers to any lens constructed like a class syllabus. A learning lens gives learners a lesson plan to follow to help facilitate education. I believe, that once enough lenses on a topic are created and linked together, a mentor network w...
How-To & Education - Thu, 29 Oct 2009 23:35:38
28. Military Unit Logos
I've been creating logos for military units since 1993. Most of what I draw is intended for unit T shirts although it finds itself on a lot of other things. In this lens you will find some of my art as well as some of the history of military cartooning and insignia.
Entertainment - Wed, 03 Sep 2008 21:47:29
29. Illustration Demonstration - Conan
Illustration Demonstration - Conan
This lens was created to demonstrate how I typically produce images. I have a cartoony style and I use this process primarily for T-shirt designs. This is not the only way to create images of course; it is simply my approach. I hope you find it helpful.
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:42:36
30. Non-Degreed Learners
Some of the most educated and accomplished people in American history have become so without a college degree. Their biographies show that almost anyone, regardless of social background, can become highly educated. Education is for everyone, not just the wealthy. This lens will help those who ar...
culture-and-society - Fri, 31 Oct 2008 20:03:14
31. Semper Fi House
The Semper Fi House is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Marines transition from active duty to college life. Our vision is to establish a Marine presence on colleges across America to mentor Marines into and through college.
nonprofits - Wed, 24 Oct 2007 02:52:42
32. Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass, I believe like Abraham Lincoln, was a founding father displaced in time to finish the work of the American Revolution. Educated from the bowels of slavery, Douglass is the most striking example I have found of education in adversity throughout my study of the open source educa...
culture-and-society - Wed, 05 Sep 2007 00:55:24
33. Digital Painting Techniques
I'm creating a lesson plan for myself to get better at digital painting and using the Wacom. This lens will document the lesson plan in case anyone else wants to follow the same path.
computers-and-electronics - Mon, 25 Sep 2006 09:55:37
34. History of the U.S. (1865 - 1877): Reconstruction
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:37:15
35. Art Instruction: Assignment 9
The fourth assignment was to do 50 cube drawings. Drawing a cube is something you need to get a feel for as an artist. In this assignment we are going to use the cube and the circle to learn about one and two point perspective.
arts-and-design - Wed, 02 Jan 2013 04:54:13
36. Art Instruction: Assignment 4
If you are ever to draw from your imagination you must be able to draw objects at a structural level. This means you must be able to draw complex objects by constructing them from simple shapes. It is, therefore, imperative for the artist to develop an intuitive feel for these simple shapes. Ther...
How-To & Education - Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:18:16
37. Art Instruction: Assignment 10
In this assignment you'll start to draw the sphere. Learning to track the center lines of a sphere is another building block to helping you think structurally when you draw. Because you will later learn how to draw a human head based on the sphere, being able to track the center lines is critica...
arts-and-design - Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:12:06
38. History of the U.S.: The Way West
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:16:16
39. History of the U.S. (1776 - 1789): The First Republic
This is a resource for those studying for the History of the United States I CLEP exam, or simply for those who love to study history. The History of the Unites States I CLEP exam covers U.S. history from early colonization to 1877. This lens is one in a series of lenses that will be developed. ...
How-To & Education - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:06:51
40. Passing the History of the United States II CLEP Exam
This learning lens exists to provide guidance for those who would like to study U.S. History outside of a college environment, yet gain college credit for their efforts. The History of the United States I exam covers the Reconstruction Era to the present day. Most colleges will grant 3 credit hou...
How-To & Education - Wed, 29 Sep 2010 19:05:15

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